Capella Sanya is celebrating its first anniversary with fantastic 11 reasons. Opened on 11 January 2019 and bringing the hotel group’s signature service excellence to the premier resort destination, the hotel is a benchmark for China’s luxury beach resorts.

A masterpiece of design


Designed as a collaborative art piece by two of the world’s most celebrated, visionary hotel & resort architects, Jean-Michel Gathy and Bill Bensley, Capella Sanya is a secluded secret, rising from the tropical southern coast of Hainan Island.

Rituals by Capella  


An inspiring energizing start to each day with the spectacular Morning Ritual at Dream Odyssey Pool. When our resident Tai Chi Master commences his captivating performance, the power of his martial arts brings the water fountain to life.

Soak up the sun, take in breathtaking vistas of the South China Sea and enjoy the private dining retreat Sweet Delights at the Living Room, along with freshly brewed tea and coffee. And also won’t be missed a rum-based Navy Grog.

At dusk, all in-house guests are invited to embark on A Seafarer’s Journey through the fascinating history of the Maritime Silk Road at the Living Room & The Bar. The bartender has created 12 herbal and spice-infused cocktails, inspired by the flavours of the route.

Excellence in the craft of hospitality



World-renowned hospitality is guaranteed by the personal attention of our highly skilled Capella Culturists and service team, who are on hand to take care of guests needs and personalized their stay, from before they arrive, throughout their stay and sometimes beyond.

Immerse yourself in art and culture with Capella Curates


An integral part of Capella Sanya’s experience, Capella Curates offers unforgettable moments that open up a hidden part of the island’s culture and traditions. Guests are invited to experience ‘Fishing DaWang at Latitude 18 degrees 09’34” ’ –  set off to sea with local fisherman, learning the methods and techniques that have been passed through generations, spend time learning about the fascinating culture of the Li people with ‘Bolong to me, Bolong to you’ who have been residing on the island since approximately 1000 B.C, join ‘Chef Peter “Dates” WenChang Chicken ’, taking farm to table a new level, experience the process of creating one of the world’s most highlight regarded Chinese dishes or discover unseen Sanya through ‘Local Life On Wheels ’.

Little Stars, celebrates the mini travelers


Gift them a lifetime of memories from special in-room amenities, a dedicated gourmet kid’s menu, to Kid’s Club, Adventure Zone and Water Zone with daily children’s activity, art and craft class and educational programme, that can cater to all ages.

Extraordinary Luxury


A contemporary beachfront retreat. Spread out over 13.8 hectares, nestled amongst lush tropical bloom in a magnificent secluded Blessed Bay providing peace and tranquility.

Inspired by the beautiful elements of nature and the area’s famous and often mysterious maritime silk road trade history, the accommodation is blending contemporary comforts with multiple opportunities to enjoy the peace and seclusion of the resort as a whole.

Legendary Dining, curated by celebrity chefs


Modern Cantonese cuisine from refined dim sum to sophisticated seasonal dishes is helmed by our own celebrity chef Peter Ma at Lan Ting Chinese Restaurant, the chic tropical pool and beach restaurant The Dempsey is the perfect spot for relaxing gathering or afternoon retreat, tailored your private dining experience on water or resort beach, while Silk Road is popular for daily breakfast, the spread includes: single origin coffees, Tropical Mimosa and Moon Phase drinks.

Holistic Wellness Retreat in the tropics


The award-winning Auriga Spa is an enchanting holistic sanctuary offers cutting edge therapies, signature Moon Phases spa journeyholistic wellness programmes leading to an absolute state of vitality and wellbeing, and complex debuts Hainan’s first authentic Moroccan Hammam and also the region’s first ‘Snow Cabin’ for an invigorating wintry experience amid Hainan’s year-round tropical warmth.

Tailored to you, for an experience to remember


At Capella Sanya, every guest will enjoy an extensive benefits and privileges, includes: exclusive access to the Living Room & The Bar, poolside cabana, snow cabin at Auriga Spa, invitation to daily rituals, daily minibar replenishment, Capella Culturist service and more. All designed to ensure a personalised, unique and memorable stay in the tropics.

Capella Weddings  


Your celebration is our speciality.  The spacious nature of the resort provides a number of function areas to choose from, and bridal couples can exchange vows in the Romance Lawn in the centre of the resort with stunning ocean views as its backdrop, with ceremony at The Lawn, next to the beach, or the tropical garden at 4-bedroom villa for guests who looking for small and private wedding.  And our experienced Wedding Specialist oversees every magical detail of your special celebration.

An Intimate Rendezvous


Distinctive venues for prestigious banquets and private events. The resort has an expansive 2,000 sqm of elegant meeting and function space, includes a 646 sqm ballroom catering for up to 520 guests, five well-equipped, attractive meeting and function rooms, and range of bespoke outdoor venues with a team of experts dedicated to your needs.

Guests are invited to enhance the ultimate exotic experience with luxurious accommodation offers. For more details or to make a reservation, please contact the resort by telephone + 86 898 8309 9999, email to  or visit

Capella Sanya
Tel: +86-898-8309 9999
WeChat ID: CapellaSanya
Address: Tufu Resort Area, Yingzhou Town, Lingshui County, Hainan Province, China / 中国海南省陵水县英州镇土福湾度假区